Leadership Roles and Organizational Mission

  1. In your textbook, Leading and Managing in Nursing review Chapter 1, “Leading, Managing, and Following.”
  2. In your textbook, Leading and Managing in Nursing, read:
    1. Chapter 11, “Organizational Structures”
    2. Chapter 5, “Gaining Personal Insight:  The Beginning of Being a Leader” (Optional)
  3. Review your organization’s core values, mission statement, and vision statement. You may choose to review information from another healthcare organization, if necessary.
  4. Prepare to discuss the following prompts:
    1. Conduct a review of reliable sources and define the terms: mission, vision, and values.  Contrast mission and vision and clearly describe the differences between these concepts.
    2. Describe and analyze the relationship these three concepts have on the organizational environment and on decision making and problem-solving.  Use examples from other sources to support your analysis.
    3. Discuss your own core values and whether alignment exists with those demonstrated in your workplace or school environment.
    4. Create a professional mission statement that summarizes your purpose for serving in the profession of nursing.
  5. Find at least two current scholarly sources to support your explanations and insights. OCLS resources are preferred sources and can be accessed through IWU Resources. Wikipedia is not permitted, as it is not a peer-reviewed, scholarly source.
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